Mexico-U.S. Energy Business Council holds its first meeting

Mexico and the U.S. held their first meeting of their bilateral Energy Business Council on 16 December 2016 (América Economía). The objectives of the bilateral council include examining ways to strengthen economic and trade links within the energy sector, as well as increasing bilateral development and generating non-binding recommendations to the governments (Opportimes, and América Economía). Sources from the office of Mexican Energy Secretariat (SENER) reported council members agreed on a work plan for future council activities. SENER also guaranteed all sectors of the energy sector are represented on the council with twenty company and association leaders and representatives split equally from Mexico and the U.S. (Opportimes and América Economía).